KTM has somehow managed to make an already aggressive looking bike even more menacing, and we like it! Will surely grab eyeballs on the road
Much better to ride in the city than its previous iteration — Quicker acceleration, improved mid-range, and excellent heat dissipation
Feels lighter than its listed 168kg kerb weight, even at low speeds in the city — Compact handling characteristics — 800mm seat is much more approachable now
Suspension feels less stiff and more sophisticated— Soaks up bumps better — 5-step compression and rebound-adjustable fork can be adjusted to your liking
New 5-inch console is less cluttered and easier to read — Updated switch cube is intuitive to use
Quickshifter works quite well on the new 390 Duke — Nice and smooth clutchless gearshifts once speeds go up a bit
The Rs 3,10,520 (ex-showroom Delhi) price tag makes it just Rs 13,405 more than the previous-gen 390 Duke!
The orange colourway in the new paint scheme is very loud and a bit too much — Inconsistent panel gaps — Compact dimensions could be an issue for riders over 6 feet